Category Archives: Tour de Yorkshire

Visitors to The Piece Hall in Halifax will soon be able to get up close to the prestigious Tour de Yorkshire trophies. Ahead of The Piece Hall hosting the start of stage four of the Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday 6 May, both the men’s and women’s race trophies will arrive in Calderdale on Tuesday… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire trophies come to Calderdale>>

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Tourism in Calderdale is worth an estimated £328 million per year, with visitors spending an estimated £253 million directly with local businesses.  Those are the findings from latest research (based on 2016 data) on the visitor economy in Calderdale, showing a continuing upward trend for tourism in the area. The research is detailed in the… read more … about Tourism on the up in Calderdale>>

Halifax Visitor Centre needs your help to cycle the whole route of the Tour de Yorkshire – all without leaving the Central Library and Archives! The Tour de Yorkshire takes place across the county from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 May, with the race starting at the Piece Hall in Halifax on the final day…. read more … about Can you help us cycle the Tour de Yorkshire?>>

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The Tour de Yorkshire is on its way to Calderdale on Sunday 6 May and to help local businesses make the most of the occasion, further information sessions have been organised by Calderdale Council and Welcome to Yorkshire. Following the session already held in Halifax, members of the tourism team and representatives from Welcome to… read more … about Helping Calderdale businesses make the most of the Tour de Yorkshire>>

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Welcome to Yorkshire are on the lookout for a record number of Tour Makers for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire (May 3-6).   Tour Makers are passionate and reliable volunteers who are deployed along the race route to provide a warm welcome to the millions of fans who watch the action in person.   They… read more … about Join the Tour de Yorkshire’s army of valued volunteers!>>

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To celebrate 100 days to go until the start of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has confirmed Lucy Pittaway will be the race’s official artist for a third successive year. Lucy beat off stiff competition to be awarded the title in 2016 and the partnership has flourished in the time since then…. read more … about Official Tour de Yorkshire artist confirmed with 100 days to go!>>

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Organisers expect high demand for the fourth annual Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride as riders set their New Year goals General entries are now open for the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride 2018; the iconic and infamously tough legacy sportive of the Grand Départ 2014. Taking place on Sunday 6 May from Woodhouse Moore in… read more … about General entries open as routes announced for Yorkshire’s famous sportive>>

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Welcome to Yorkshire has unveiled the first set of Tour de Yorkshire roadshows which will take place across the county in the run up to this year’s races. The roadshows give a detailed view of the route and provide local residents, businesses and community groups with all the information they need to embrace the fourth… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire shows go back on the road>>

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In response to today’s announcement from Welcome to Yorkshire about the route for the Tour de Yorkshire 2018, Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “Hosting the Tour de Yorkshire is a great opportunity for Calderdale and I’m delighted to learn that the Piece Hall in Halifax will be the start of Stage 4 of… read more … about Calderdale excited to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire 2018>>

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